The Whitehall Ledger - Serving Southern Jefferson County in the Great State of Montana

By PAM HANNA
JeffCo Public Health Supervisor 

JeffCo Health Department Update

 

December 7, 2022



Influenza season is here, and it is making a mark on Jefferson County residents. The past two seasons have been less vigorous related to flu activity. This year we are seeing a significant increase in cases. These cases are affecting all ages. Montana Department of Health and Human Services reports “Cases and hospitalizations (of influenza) have increased rapidly over the past few weeks, and both measures are higher than historically seen during this time of year.

Weekly reported cases (last week) also exceeded the peak case count from the previous 2021- 2022 influenza season.” Last wee...



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